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Chris Sale Trade Breakdown

The White Sox finally picked a direction for their future on Tuesday afternoon when they dealt ace Chris Sale to the Boston Red Sox for four minor league prospects.  The trade of Sale indicates that the White Sox are finally entering a full rebuild, something they have been avoiding for years.  It also marks the end of the tenure of a pitcher that very well could have gone down as the greatest in team histo ...

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BREAKING: White Sox trade Chris Sale to Boston Red Sox

It has finally happened. The Chicago White Sox have traded ace Chris Sale to the Boston Red Sox in a package for prospects Yoan Moncada, Michael Kopech, Luis Basabe and Victor Diaz. The deal was first reported by Ken Rosenthal at the MLB Winter Meetings: https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/806199479120654336 Sale has been a hot topic at the Winter Meetings with reports of the Washington Nationals pursu ...

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Bob Nightengale rips White Sox fans

Bob Nightengale of USA Today shocked White Sox fans on Wednesday with his report that the Sox plan to extend a contract offer to manager Robin Ventura for at least next season.  This move would put the ball in Ventura’s court as to whether he wants to return or not. This, predictably, caused an immediate uproar from White Sox fans on social media, many of whom would have been happy to see Ventura dismissed ...

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Chicago White Sox: Chris Sale going through rough stretch

While the Chicago White Sox could not, and should not make an attempt to point fingers concerning exactly where things have gone wrong this year, a fan can’t help but notice Chris Sale’s name has not been in the win column since a game in Houston on July 2. Sunday afternoon in Miami didn’t get much better for the Chicago ace, giving up 5 runs off of eight hits throughout 6 2/3 innings. Sale wasn’t concerned ...

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White Sox stay quiet at trade deadline, and that’s OK

The non-waiver trade deadline came and went Monday afternoon and the White Sox did…nothing.  After weeks of speculation that the Sox might move one or both of their top pitchers, Chris Sale and Jose Quintana, the Sox did not find what they deemed to be a suitable offer on the table for either pitcher. Other names were also thrown about as possible trade candidates, including David Robertson, James Shields, ...

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Texas Rangers continue pursuit of Chris Sale with Joey Gallo?

The MLB Trade Deadline is just three days away as teams look to make that move that will help them get to October. One of the hottest names in all of baseball is right here in Chicago. Yep, Chris Sale. The rumors of the White Sox moving Sale at the deadline continue to swirl, as they are likely going to be sellers come August 1. While just about every contender is looking to make a move for Sale, one team c ...

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ESPN proposes wild deal involving Kyle Schwarber and Chris Sale

At this point, I am sure the idea is nothing but a thought, but what if? With the Aroldis Chapman deal, the Chicago Cubs made it official that anything less than a World Series championship this year would be considered failure. While the Chapman deal added some much-needed firepower to the bullpen, what better way to add insurance could you possibly create than adding a pitcher of Chris Sale's caliber to t ...

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Texas Rangers in hot pursuit after Chris Sale

The Chicago White Sox have made it known they are taking offers on ace Chris Sale and that it would probably take at least four or five top prospects in order to get the deal done. However, after a weird incident involving sale prior to Saturday's game, the White Sox ace could be on the move and the Texas Rangers could be a likely candidate. The deal would more than likely require Jurickson Profar and Joey ...

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Chris Sale cut up White Sox throwbacks and was sent home

Earlier we wrote on the Chicago White Sox sending ace pitcher Chris Sale home after a non-physical incident. Sale was scratched from Saturday's start against the Detroit Tigers and now we know why. According to Tommy Stokke, Sale was unhappy with the 1976 throwback uniforms the White Sox were scheduled to wear on Saturday. He was so upset, possibly with the collar, that he started to cut them off of every j ...

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Chris Sale scratched from start after incident prior to game

Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale will not pitch against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. And no, he wasn't traded. The White Sox announced that Sale was sent home by the team due to a pregame incident in the locker room. They did say that the altercation was NOT physical but did not give much detail. https://twitter.com/whitesox/status/756983172089384960 It's a weird situation all around as Sale has be ...

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